President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held talks with a government delegation of Kazakhstan headed by Prime Minister Olzhas Bektenov on March 15, as reported by the press service of the head of state.

Shavkat Mirziyoyev congratulated Olzhas Bektenov on his recent appointment as head of Kazakhstan’s government and extended his best wishes for success in his work.

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During the meeting, discussions focused on enhancing partnership between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, particularly in shaping a new cooperation agenda for the upcoming joint summit events.

The importance of removing barriers and implementing coordinated measures to boost mutual trade turnover was underscored, including through the efforts of a working group led by authorized ministers.

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The discussions also encompassed plans to deepen cooperation in industry, transportation, and logistics, which are key sectors in the strategic partnership between the two countries.

Both sides emphasized the importance of actively promoting a new portfolio of investment programs in key sectors and regional infrastructure projects, particularly in transportation and energy.

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President of Uzbekistan highlighted the significance of maintaining close and systematic government-level contacts to significantly enhance mutually beneficial cooperation between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.